Category Archives: design

Rain or Shine

The weather is insanely hot in Cape Town at the moment (note to self: invest in an oscillating fan). I’m not one for the heat but it is a great excuse to eat ice cream. My favourite ice cream place … Continue reading

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My Friend Yarn

The colder months are upon us in the Southern hemisphere I have been gravitating towards warm tones and textures. I recently came across the work of Eva and Lisa Holst – a mother/daughter team who design and create handmade wool … Continue reading

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Irving & Co.

Irving & Co. is a London-based creative studio that derives its name from the iconic photographer Irving Penn. Founded in 2006 by Julian Roberts, Irving & Co specialises in packaging, print and logo design. Since the company’s inception, it has racked … Continue reading

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The Green Dandelion

I first came across the work of The Green Dandelion, when the floral details of Julie and Nate’s wedding caught my eye. Captured in all their botanical beauty by photographer Phil Chester, the organic arrangements venture outside the usual scope of traditional wedding arrangements … Continue reading

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Mio Karo

Carolina Melis is a creative jack-of-all-trades who started her career as a choreographer before moving into design. She specialised in illustration and animation direction at Central Saint Martins in London. She then went on to work on a number of … Continue reading

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Chinese Health Posters

The Art of Instruction by Katrien van der Schueren is a favourite in my humble collection of art books. This large book is a collection of illustrated educational charts from the 19th Century, covering topics from art, to design, science, and natural history. … Continue reading

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Xoclad

I really love the work of Mexican design studio Anagrama. They tailor their design to each project without losing the aesthetic sensibility that makes them so great. In a nutshell, Anagrama is far from a one-trick pony and well deserve … Continue reading

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